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Lease Agreement with Option to Purchase Real Estate
This LEASE AGREEMENT WITH OPTION TO PURCHASE REAL ESTATE (hereinafter referred to as the Lease/Option) is made this
___________________ day of__________________, 20_____ ,by and between the following parties:___________________________
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
located at_______________________________________________________________ (hereinafter referred to as the Tenant/Buyer); and
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
located at_______________________________________________________________ (hereinafter referred to as the Landlord/Seller).
In consideration of the mutual promises and covenants hereinafter stipulated, the parties hereby agree as follows
(1)
DESCRIPTION: The Landlord/Seller agrees to lease, and, the Tenant/Buyer agrees to rent the real property and improvements,
hereinafter called property; located at:____________________________________________________ as more fully described as follows:
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(2)
TERM: The term of this Lease/Option shall be for a period of ____ months commencing on _______ ,20____ ,and ending on
___________ The term will be automatically extended for _____ periods of_______ months, unless the Tenant/Buyer gives notice to the
Landlord/Seller of its intent to terminate this Lease/Option, by mailing a written notice to the last provided address of the Landlord/Seller.
Liability for payment will not extend beyond notice to terminate this agreement. Possession shall be given to Tenant/Buyer on _________
(3)
RENT: Tenant/Buyer agrees to pay to the Landlord/Seller, the sum of $ _____ per month, with the first payment beginning
_______________ as rent for the property, for the term of this Lease/Option, and during any extensions thereof. All rental payments shall
be due and payable in advance on the 10th day of each and every month. An amount equal to $________________ for each month in which
rent was paid, shall be credited to the Tenant/Buyer and applied to the purchase price of the property in the event that the Tenant/Buyer
exercises its option hereunder; otherwise, this credit shall be non-refundable and considered forfeited if the option is not exercised.
(4)
OPTION TO PURCHASE: The Tenant/Buyer, as part of the consideration herein, is hereby granted the exclusive right, option
and privilege of purchasing property at any time during the term of this Lease/Option agreement or any extension thereof. The
Tenant/Buyer shall notify the Landlord/Seller in writing of the exercise of this option at least ten (10) days prior to the expiration of the
initial term of this Lease/Option or the expiration of any extension thereof, by mail to the last-provided address of Landlord/Seller.
(5)
COVENANTS OF TENANT/BUYER: Commencing with and during the term of this agreement, including extensions, the
Tenant/Buyer hereby covenants and agrees as follows:
(A)
That the Tenant/Buyer will pay all utility charges and bills, including, but not limited to, water, sewer, gas, oil, and
electric, which may be assessed or charged against the property;
(B)
That the Tenant/Buyer will not use the property for any unlawful purpose; and that the Tenant/Buyer will conform to
and obey all laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, requirements and orders of all Federal, Stale, and Local governmental authorities,
agencies, departments, bureaus, boards or officials, respecting the use of the property; and
(C)
That the Tenant/Buyer will surrender and deliver up the property, at the end of the term or any extensions thereof,
should the option herein not be exercised, in as good order and condition as the same now exists, reasonable use and natural wear and tear
excepted.
(6)
COVENANTS OF LANDLORD/SELLER: The Landlord/Seller hereby covenants and agrees as follows:
(A)
That the Landlord/Seller shall pay for and maintain fire and extended coverage insurance on said property in the
minimum amount of $___________________. The Tenant/Buyer shall be named as an additional insured or loss-payee on the insurance
policy and copy of which shall be provided to Tenant/Buyer.
(B)
That the Tenant/Buyer shall peaceably and quietly hold, occupy, use and enjoy the property, without any let, hindrance
or molestation by Landlord/Seller or any person associated therewith.
(7)
BREACH BY TENANT/BUYER: If the Tenant/Buyer shall fail to keep and perform any of the covenants, agreements, or
provisions of this Lease/Option, or If the Tenant/Buyer shall abandon the property; it shall be lawful for the Landlord/Seller to enter into
said property and again have, repossess, and enjoy the same as if this Lease/Option had not been made, and thereupon this Lease/Option
and everything herein contained on the part of the Landlord/Seller to be done and performed shall cease, determine and be utterly void,
except as set forth in paragraph (8), below. The commencement of a proceeding or suit in forcible entry and detainer or in ejectment, or
otherwise after any default by the Tenant/Buyer, shall be equivalent in every respect to actual entry by the Landlord/Seller.
(8)
COSTS OF IMPROVEMENTS: In the event the Tenant/Buyer exercises the option to purchase set forth in paragraph (4),
above, and through no fault of the Tenant/Buyer, the Landlord/Seller fails to convey said property to Tenant/Buyer In accordance with the
terms of this Lease/Option, the Tenant/Buyer, in addition to any other rights which Tenant/Buyer may have in law or equity for the
enforcement of Tenant/Buyer's option to purchase, shall be entitled to reimbursement for the cost of all repairs, maintenance and
improvements.
(9)
FURTHER ENCUMBRANCES: The Landlord/Seller hereby warrants that the total of the leases, options, mortgages, liens, and
any other encumbrances against the property, whether of public record or not, are as follows:
(A)
A first mortgage in favor of ____________________________________ in the approximate amount of $__________.
(B)
Current taxes for____
in the amount of $_________________ due on________________.
(C)
The Landlord/Seller agrees not to lease to another third party, nor to assign, sell, option, transfer, pledge or otherwise to
convey any or all rights or interests had by Landlord/Seller in the property or in this Lease/Option agreement, nor to further encumber the
property nor allow the same to occur. All third parties are hereby put on notice that any leases, assignments by the Landlord/Seller, liens,
options, mortgages or any other conveyances or transfers occurring subsequent to the date of this Lease/Option are hereby declared by the
Landlord/Seller to be null and void and of no force and effect. The Landlord/Seller further agrees to keep all mortgages, liens, taxes or
other encumbrances on the property, current and in good standing. Tenant/Buyer shall have the right to make payments on same in the
event that Landlord/Seller becomes non-current or other-wise defaults thereon and said payments will be deducted from any equity due
seller or recovered from future rent due seller.
(10)
RIGHT OF ASSIGNMENT: The Tenant/Buyer shall have the unqualified right to sublet the property, and/or to assign, sell,
transfer, pledge or otherwise convey any or all rights or interests which the Tenant/Buyer may have in the property or in this Lease/Option
Agreement. Any such assignment will release original Tenant/Buyer from liability and substitute assignee in his/her or its place.
(11)
MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS: The Tenant/Buyer accepts the property “as is" on the date of execution of this Lease/Option
except for items listed in paragraph (13). The Tenant/Buyer shall henceforth be responsible for all maintenance and repair upon said
property, both interior and exterior. The Tenant/Buyer shall have the right to make such repairs, maintenance, and improvements as
Tenant/Buyer shall deem necessary proper or desirable. The Tenant/Buyer shall be solely liable for payment for said improvements and
Lease Agreement with Option to Purchase Real Estate
This LEASE AGREEMENT WITH OPTION TO PURCHASE REAL ESTATE (hereinafter referred to as the Lease/Option) is made this
___________________ day of__________________, 20_____ ,by and between the following parties:___________________________
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
located at_______________________________________________________________ (hereinafter referred to as the Tenant/Buyer); and
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
located at_______________________________________________________________ (hereinafter referred to as the Landlord/Seller).
In consideration of the mutual promises and covenants hereinafter stipulated, the parties hereby agree as follows
(1)
DESCRIPTION: The Landlord/Seller agrees to lease, and, the Tenant/Buyer agrees to rent the real property and improvements,
hereinafter called property; located at:____________________________________________________ as more fully described as follows:
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(2)
TERM: The term of this Lease/Option shall be for a period of ____ months commencing on _______ ,20____ ,and ending on
___________ The term will be automatically extended for _____ periods of_______ months, unless the Tenant/Buyer gives notice to the
Landlord/Seller of its intent to terminate this Lease/Option, by mailing a written notice to the last provided address of the Landlord/Seller.
Liability for payment will not extend beyond notice to terminate this agreement. Possession shall be given to Tenant/Buyer on _________
(3)
RENT: Tenant/Buyer agrees to pay to the Landlord/Seller, the sum of $ _____ per month, with the first payment beginning
_______________ as rent for the property, for the term of this Lease/Option, and during any extensions thereof. All rental payments shall
be due and payable in advance on the 10th day of each and every month. An amount equal to $________________ for each month in which
rent was paid, shall be credited to the Tenant/Buyer and applied to the purchase price of the property in the event that the Tenant/Buyer
exercises its option hereunder; otherwise, this credit shall be non-refundable and considered forfeited if the option is not exercised.
(4)
OPTION TO PURCHASE: The Tenant/Buyer, as part of the consideration herein, is hereby granted the exclusive right, option
and privilege of purchasing property at any time during the term of this Lease/Option agreement or any extension thereof. The
Tenant/Buyer shall notify the Landlord/Seller in writing of the exercise of this option at least ten (10) days prior to the expiration of the
initial term of this Lease/Option or the expiration of any extension thereof, by mail to the last-provided address of Landlord/Seller.
(5)
COVENANTS OF TENANT/BUYER: Commencing with and during the term of this agreement, including extensions, the
Tenant/Buyer hereby covenants and agrees as follows:
(A)
That the Tenant/Buyer will pay all utility charges and bills, including, but not limited to, water, sewer, gas, oil, and
electric, which may be assessed or charged against the property;
(B)
That the Tenant/Buyer will not use the property for any unlawful purpose; and that the Tenant/Buyer will conform to
and obey all laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, requirements and orders of all Federal, Stale, and Local governmental authorities,
agencies, departments, bureaus, boards or officials, respecting the use of the property; and
(C)
That the Tenant/Buyer will surrender and deliver up the property, at the end of the term or any extensions thereof,
should the option herein not be exercised, in as good order and condition as the same now exists, reasonable use and natural wear and tear
excepted.
(6)
COVENANTS OF LANDLORD/SELLER: The Landlord/Seller hereby covenants and agrees as follows:
(A)
That the Landlord/Seller shall pay for and maintain fire and extended coverage insurance on said property in the
minimum amount of $___________________. The Tenant/Buyer shall be named as an additional insured or loss-payee on the insurance
policy and copy of which shall be provided to Tenant/Buyer.
(B)
That the Tenant/Buyer shall peaceably and quietly hold, occupy, use and enjoy the property, without any let, hindrance
or molestation by Landlord/Seller or any person associated therewith.
(7)
BREACH BY TENANT/BUYER: If the Tenant/Buyer shall fail to keep and perform any of the covenants, agreements, or
provisions of this Lease/Option, or If the Tenant/Buyer shall abandon the property; it shall be lawful for the Landlord/Seller to enter into
said property and again have, repossess, and enjoy the same as if this Lease/Option had not been made, and thereupon this Lease/Option
and everything herein contained on the part of the Landlord/Seller to be done and performed shall cease, determine and be utterly void,
except as set forth in paragraph (8), below. The commencement of a proceeding or suit in forcible entry and detainer or in ejectment, or
otherwise after any default by the Tenant/Buyer, shall be equivalent in every respect to actual entry by the Landlord/Seller.
(8)
COSTS OF IMPROVEMENTS: In the event the Tenant/Buyer exercises the option to purchase set forth in paragraph (4),
above, and through no fault of the Tenant/Buyer, the Landlord/Seller fails to convey said property to Tenant/Buyer In accordance with the
terms of this Lease/Option, the Tenant/Buyer, in addition to any other rights which Tenant/Buyer may have in law or equity for the
enforcement of Tenant/Buyer's option to purchase, shall be entitled to reimbursement for the cost of all repairs, maintenance and
improvements.
(9)
FURTHER ENCUMBRANCES: The Landlord/Seller hereby warrants that the total of the leases, options, mortgages, liens, and
any other encumbrances against the property, whether of public record or not, are as follows:
(A)
A first mortgage in favor of ____________________________________ in the approximate amount of $__________.
(B)
Current taxes for____
in the amount of $_________________ due on________________.
(C)
The Landlord/Seller agrees not to lease to another third party, nor to assign, sell, option, transfer, pledge or otherwise to
convey any or all rights or interests had by Landlord/Seller in the property or in this Lease/Option agreement, nor to further encumber the
property nor allow the same to occur. All third parties are hereby put on notice that any leases, assignments by the Landlord/Seller, liens,
options, mortgages or any other conveyances or transfers occurring subsequent to the date of this Lease/Option are hereby declared by the
Landlord/Seller to be null and void and of no force and effect. The Landlord/Seller further agrees to keep all mortgages, liens, taxes or
other encumbrances on the property, current and in good standing. Tenant/Buyer shall have the right to make payments on same in the
event that Landlord/Seller becomes non-current or other-wise defaults thereon and said payments will be deducted from any equity due
seller or recovered from future rent due seller.
(10)
RIGHT OF ASSIGNMENT: The Tenant/Buyer shall have the unqualified right to sublet the property, and/or to assign, sell,
transfer, pledge or otherwise convey any or all rights or interests which the Tenant/Buyer may have in the property or in this Lease/Option
Agreement. Any such assignment will release original Tenant/Buyer from liability and substitute assignee in his/her or its place.
(11)
MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS: The Tenant/Buyer accepts the property “as is" on the date of execution of this Lease/Option
except for items listed in paragraph (13). The Tenant/Buyer shall henceforth be responsible for all maintenance and repair upon said
property, both interior and exterior. The Tenant/Buyer shall have the right to make such repairs, maintenance, and improvements as
Tenant/Buyer shall deem necessary proper or desirable. The Tenant/Buyer shall be solely liable for payment for said improvements and
shall hold the Landlord/Seller nameless there from, except that any electric, plumbing, heating or cooling system that is out of order or any
repairs exceeding $__________at the commencement of this lease or within 30 days thereafter will be repaired by the landlord/Seller at
his/her expense. If the landlord/Seller can not or will not make the repairs necessary the Tenant/Buyer will have the option of either voiding
this agreement by written notice to the landlord/Seller or making such repairs and, a) receiving a reimbursement from the next monthly
payment or payments due the Landlord/Seller or, b) receiving a credit against the purchase price plus interest at 10% per annum from date
of payment.
(12) BINDING AGREEMENTS: The parties hereto agree that this Lease/Option comprises the entire agreement of the parties and that no
other representation or agreements have been made or relied upon, and that this Lease/Option agreement shall inure to the benefit of arid
shall be binding upon the parties, their heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors or assigns.
(13) SPECIAL PROVISIONS:
(A)
The landlord/Seller will complete the following by __________________ or this Lease/Option will become null and
void and all monies disbursed by Tenant/Buyer will be immediately refunded by Landlord/Seller or, at Tenant/Buyers option, these items
will be completed by Tenant/Buyer and the cost of same will be recovered as provided for in paragraph (11) in which case this lease will
continue in force.
Other provisions _______________________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(B)
A TITLE SEARCH will be ordered immediately by the Tenant/Buyer: This cost will be borne by the Tenant/Buyer
unless it is discovered that Landlord/Seller has unmarketable title in which case the Landlord/Seller will reimburse Tenant/Buyer the cost of
the search. If the title is unmarketable the Tenant/Buyer will then have the option to void this agreement or proceed as agreed herewith.
(C)
A WOOD DESTROYING ORGANISM REPORT will be ordered by the Tenant/Buyer within ______days after
execution of this agreement. If live wood destroying organisms or rotten wood or damage exceeding $_____________________is found
Landlord/Seller agrees to repair and have treated at his/her expense. If Landlord/Seller cannot or will not pay for the repairs and treatment,
Tenant/Buyer may elect to do so or void this agreement and receive a rebate for cost incurred.
OPTION TO PURCHASE TERMS
(14) PRICE AND TERMS: The Tenant/Buyer agrees to pay for said property the sum of $___________________________________ less
any sums for which the Tenant/Buyer is entitled to claim reimbursement or offset in accordance with this agreement; the net sum to be paid
in cash, certified check, or cashiers check at closing.
(15) INCLUDED IN THE PURCHASE: The property shall also include all land, together with all improvements thereon, all appurtenant
rights, privileges, easements, buildings, fixtures, heating, electrical, plumbing and air conditioning fixtures and facilities, window shades,
venetian blinds, awnings, curtain rods, screens, storm windows and doors, affixed mirrors, wall to wall carpeting, stair carpeting, built in
kitchen appliances, bath-room fixtures, radio and television aerials, landscaping and shrubbery, water softeners, garage door openers and
operating devices, and all utility or storage buildings or sheds, range and refrigerator. The property shall also include the following items:
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(16) TITLE: The Landlord/Seller shall convey marketable title to the property with the above described inclusions, by good and sufficient
General Warranty Deed in fee simple absolute, on or before closing; said title to be free, clear, and unencumbered except existing
mortgages restrictions and easements of record shown in paragraph (9). Title to be conveyed to the Tenant/Buyer and/or assigns.
(17) CLOSING: The deed shall be delivered and the purchase money shall be paid at the lending institution's, or other office, of
Tenant/Buyer's choice, no later than sixty (60) days after notification to the Landlord/Seller of the Tenant/Buyer's exercise of the option.
(18) COSTS AND PRORATIONS: There shall be prorated between the landlord/Seller and the Tenant/Buyer, as of date of closing, the
following items: (a) All real estate taxes and assessments; (b) Interest on encumbrances assumed or taken over by Tenant/Buyer with the
Tenant/Buyer having responsibility for such items as follows:
Landlord/Seller will pay:
Tenant/Buyer will pay:
___________________________________________________
_____________________________________________
___________________________________________________
_____________________________________________
___________________________________________________
_____________________________________________
(19) INSURANCE: While this option shall remain executory and up until the time of closing, the Landlord/Seller shall maintain fire and
extended coverage upon the property, and immediately convert the owner occupied (if applicable) policy to a non owner occupied policy.
In the event of loss or destruction in whole or in part of said property, the Tenant/Buyer shall have the option to proceed with the closing
and accept the insurance proceeds for said damage, or to declare this Lease/Option null and void, releasing both parties from any
obligations hereunder, except for the return of reimbursable expenses previously paid by Tenant/Buyer which amounts shall become
immediately due and payable from the insurance proceeds. Upon closing, the Tenant/Buyer shall be responsible for fire and extended
coverage from that date forward.
(20) In the event this agreement is placed in the hands of an attorney for enforcement the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover court
costs and attorney fees.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF: the parties hereto, have set their hands to this Lease/Option Agreement on this ___________ day of
_________________________, 20______
WITNESS:
______________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________
Landlord/Seller
Tenant/Buyer
_______________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________
Landlord/Seller
Tenant/Buyer
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